Qatar- Ministry inspects 8,071 imported shipments in September
(MENAFN- The Peninsula) QNA
Doha: The Ministry of Municipality and Environment's agricultural quarantine offices have inspected 8,071 imported shipments, weighing more than 93,492 tonnes, from various types of imported agricultural consignments, plant products and production inputs in September across different customs points.
The quarantine offices destroyed 114 shipments weighing more than 38 tonnes of goods for violating the agricultural quarantine law and for damages.
The agricultural quarantine is a first line of defense for protection from agricultural infections. The preventive procedure aims to protect the country's agricultural wealth from foreign-originated pests.
It also provides that all plants, agricultural products and any other materials shall be subject to phytosanitary regulations for its procedures and to ensure that other agricultural production inputs are in conformity with the conditions and specifications.
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